Atchison County County, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Atchison County County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2016 16,380 2,104,509 323,127,513
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 -2.9% 4.4% 6.8%
Median Age, 2015 35.9 35.9 37.8
Land Area (sq. mi.) 431.17 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2015 92.8% 91.2% 87.1%
College Grads, 2015 19.9% 35.8% 30.6%
Labor Force, 2016 6,996 1,126,141 158,968,000
Unemployment Rate, 2016 5.4% 3.8% 4.5%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

 
Company
Type of Operation
Employees
Atchison County
County government
146
Atchison Hospital
Health care facility
314
Benedictine College
Liberal arts college
381
Blish-Mize Co.
Hardware wholesale
120
Bradken
Steel casting
256
City of Atchison
City Government
107
Fargo Assembly
Electrical wiring
harnesses
245
MGP Ingredients
Specialty products &
alcohol mfg.
210
USD 409
Public schools
333
Wal - Mart Retail   193

Contact Information

City of Atchison

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum